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anniversary celebration. >>> every single wednesday, good morning maryland, we're going to put three video resumes on the air. if you want yours on the air, send an e-mail to bestresumes@wmar.com with a microsoft word attachment. we'll have you tape a 20-second video pitch and we'll put it on the air as well as our website. >>> some ravens players spent the past few days giving back to the community. how the boys and girls of our community benefitted from their visit. >>> get inside. >> look at this. we'll show you a tornado that treated a home like it was made out of tooth picks. >>> first, let's head to justin berk with our weather. >> we had our own wind problems yesterday. mostly wind, no confirmed tornados in maryland. at 72 degrees, mostly clear skies, the sunlight already showing itself over the eastern sky. another hot day, less humid, more on that in a little bit. 5:34. let's go to the mta and check with mark jones. >> the commute looks good on the rail service. marc train system looking good for travel on the camden, penn and brunswick lines. on the buses, diverted at argon and h
, a new offer hitting marylanders could be nothing more than monkey business. >> what's your dream escape? >> reporter: the dog days of summer are the perfect time to think about an escape, this company claims you can take dream vacations while earning life-changing wealth. before you pay their fee and start looking for destinations, the better business bureau says beware. >> you continue to see tell-tail signs of concerns about this business. >> reporter: the business is travel ventures international, a company recruiting marylanders to join their team through e-mail. they offer travel products and services, but click the their faq's and you don't have to make a lot of money with their company. >> it focuses on you recruiting people to participate in this business opportunity. >> reporter: critics say that's the kind of business the federal trade commission warns about, you only get paid commissions by recruiting new distributors. getting restraining orders to stop them from promoting the offer. it's hard to find out much else, even who owns tbi. >> the focus of the website isn't so much
. >>> maryland congressman helped break ground on two new schools going up in maryland. they will get a renovation and a new building. the upgrades will run about $ 1 million. >> students, you have earned it. your principals and teachers, you are the 90 percentile in the state of maryland as far as how good you are. that is fantastic. >> as part of the ground breaking, a tree was planted in memory of jaden dillon, a first grader who was killed in a car crash in may. the family and community says although he's gone, they are making sure his memory lives on forever. construction is scheduled for completion in three years. >>> here she is. 2010 miss teen usa pageant. her name is tammie crawford. she won this weekend. she's the first marylander in the pageant's history to win the crown. congratulations to her for representing the state so beautifully. >>> yesterday's weather was stormy. >> we did have some rough storms last evening, but it cleared out quickly. much cooler last night. today drier and cooler and just some nice summer weather. we have been waiting for it. 90 was your guaran
>>> it's almost here a. >>> now toofox 45 earll edition. maryland. the damage you're waking up to today. >>> she will train. childrrn. what is behind a spike in melanoma in kids. >>> they train and exercise, but is it a sport? the judge's ruling has put the future of cheerleading up for debate. >>> good morning. it's monday july 26th. it was rainy stormy day yesterday. will we get more of that today? we will find out. good morning i'm patrice harris. let's check in with meteorologist steve fertig. will we hii another record today. >>> yesterday hit the record of any record for any monthh it's 105 and we have already had 7 this year. we have had our shares. >> we had the thunderstorms and the ossible tornadic activity. we are looking forward to a much better week. 76 is the temperature inú baltimore and 77 in washington d.c. and in hagerstown 59 degrees. the dew pointssare going to be lower so that will make it more comfortable. most of the thunderrtorms well to the south now out of our way as the forgotten tal!! frontal moves welllin
. and we need to figure out exactly what happened and why it happened. >> maryland state police and baltimore city police are conducting investigations. and and as a bystander is dead after police pursued him in west baltimore. there receive calls 27 year-old tyron hicks was dealing drugs at the blue f-150 truck. he ran as, when officers tried to arrest him. he was arrested at the scene. the crash remains under investigation. a woman is recovering after her trailer went up in flames overnight. this is video captured by a a ulocal member. the blaze broke out just before 4:30 this morning. no word on the victim's identity or condition. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. county fire investigators are trying to figure out what set two homes on fire. fire crews are arrived to find homes fully engulfed. officials said there were people inside one of the house is, but they were able to escape uninjured. no firefighters were injured. >> we have a beautiful monday afternoon in progress after a tough weekend with temperatures up near the century mark and fixed thunderstor
. >> the damage is far and wide and no place was harder hit than the maryland suburbs. >> well, i was driving and i saw the tree fall and i slammed on the brakes and apparently, it fell and hit my car. it missed my by 3 inches. it was windy and it was pouring rain. i'm so lucky, i'm trying not to look at the dent in the car that's far from where i was sitting. >> reporter: the great grapes wine festival was interrupted and one was carried out on a stretcher. the storm moved in quickly and caught many by surprise. >> i was laying by the pool and it looked like a storm coming. >> i could see the trees all coming down and then, small stuff was that way and these were just coming down one after the other. >> reporter: a strong stone chimney was also that stopped this tree from crushing the house. >> it was scary. >> reporter: we checked in and the restoration process could take several days. and the bge customers, 38,000 are still in the dark. 're live downtown. >>> thank you, weijia. stay with us, when ever severe weather hits, we'll have a live look at the radars and the latest on watches and w
severe storms rip through maryland, the damage you're wakkng up to today. >>> protection or pornography. a mother whose child went through an airport full body scanner speaks out. >>> and they train and exercise, but is it a sport? the judge's rulings that have put the futurr of cheerleading up for debate. >>> good morning. it's monday, july 26th. i'm patrice harris. a hot weekend. will we get more of the hot temmeratures for the workweek..3 meteorologist teve fertig is here to fill us in. we had hot temperatures and thunderstorms. i tried to hide in yesterday with the air-conditioning and i went out right when the storm started. i got caughh. 1 degrees for the the 5th time in the no which is an all time monthly record, too. hoo and humid with a chance of thunderstorms that were moving through, more than a chance, obviously did. today we have really little chance of seeing anything other than hot conditions but not as hot and lower hhmidity, not seeing any rain out there that has moved out of here to the south and east. 77 degrees in baltimore is we're looking at the fro
: at last check, 12,000 homes were still without power along with 6,000 other homes statewide. >>> maryland natural resources is investigating the death of a man during the storms. douglas smith was riding a jet ski when the storm hit. he and had a friend tried to race back to sandy point park when smith he was found later face down in the water. >>> 44-year-old died after a tree femme on the van she was drived. a 6-year-old was struck by a falling section of a tree in virginia. this tree smashed through a montgomery county home. luckily, no one was hurt. >> there's a person sitting where the tree fell on the couch. it fell right through the roof, it's right down to the floor. it crushed our piano. >> power was cut off to a plant that supplies water. authorses are asking people to curb their water use. >>> after yesterday's severe thunderstorms, it's a whole lot calmer. you're looking at a downtown picture. we have a look at your first forecast. >> the silver lining with the sold front that came through is behind it is much cooler and pleasant weather. look at some of the temperatures now.
maryland and culpeper. 79 fredericksburg but gaithersburg much more comfortable. 66 cumberland an oakland and maryland, garrett county 59 degrees. locally 70s out there with a few 60s. and gaithersburg at 68. looking at a good day with temperatures that will push 90. less humidity as we head to the afternoon. angie? >> traffic alert for you. traffic alert for you early on, as you would expect with weather conditions and the remnants we are dealing with this morning. new york avenue is closed in both directions. this is between first street northeast and northwest due to a fatal accident investigation. use florida over to rhode island to new jersey as your alternate. a lot of downed wires and downed trees in the area to report. the two biggies. maryland 212 as you go to the maps is closed and that is because of downed wires and then this is a downed tree on 410 that has the road closed cypress to glendale. we have many lights out throughout the region. 355 river road, your approaching a dark intersection treat it as a four-way stop. factor in extra minutes for the commute. we are expecting
recreation center. that is 3310 gates december head manor way in silver spring, maryland near the briggs chaney road and route 29. the 311 call center has been activated and is available for nonemergency calls. the number is 311 if you are in montgomery county. outside of the county the number is 240-777-0311. jessica, back to you. >> thank you, kristin. >>> sky 9 is currently over a damaged apartment on cherry hill road. we are bringing you photos of that. you can see some of the road has been sheered off the complex. this is cherry hill road in college park. of course more damage from the storm we have been talking about a all morning. the live sky 9 pictures dramatic, giving us a sense of what we have been looking out throughout the area with the intense damage we have been seeing. trees down and in this case it was most likely wind damage that ripped the roof off of the complex. we will bring you more as we learn more about the situation. >>> the victim and a mother were in a minivan when a large tree toppled on them on sunday. rescue crews cut off the top of the vehicle to reach the
as well. we're not just a maryland-based organization, we want to promote the education of all the deaf, not just here in maryland. >> thank you very much, great job. we'll see more of casey. we'll put it up on abc2news.com. great pictures on the all-star game. megan? >> thanks, guys. >>> if you've ever wondered what kind of things are going in 24 hours around the world, you'll be able to see it for yourself. people are turning cameras on themselves and posting it on the web. more on the movie to be shared around the globe. can i eat heart healthy without giving up taste? a man can only try... and try...and try. i heard eating whole grain oats can help lower my cholesterol. it's gonna be tough...so tough. my wife and i want to lower our cholesterol, but finding healthy food that tastes good is torturous. your father is suffering. [ male announcer ] honey nut cheerios tastes great and can help lower cholesterol. >>> a young woman giving birth at a medical center and her husband there to help isn't that unusual, but the dad was there from his army post in iraq. the couple used an internet
with some downed wires in anne arundel >> and it will come back. 76 degrees at the maryland science center. all is quiet on this monday morning. the front has moved through and we have ushered in a quieter air mass. the dew points are in the low 60. we're shooting for a high temperature of 89 today. we hit 100 again. the seventh time this summer we have hit 100 degrees. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. we'll see what is on tap for the right rest of the week. for now, to the news desk. >> new cancer research shows doctors could soon determine whether someone has cancer even before a tumor begins to form. a research team is studying this. doctors have screamed for markers in blood. the researchers are looking at a combination of markers instead of just one. >> it can facilitate new treatments and these treatments can be used in surgery. the proteins can tell whether someone has a problem that will lead to cancer in the near future, even before the tumor is involved. >> if cancers can be found early, there will be fewer patients needing treatment such as c
in the race for governor of maryland. republican bob ehrlich has yet to make any immediate moves. so far, polls put the race at a dead heat. david collins joins us live with the latest. >> the state of the economy is impacting the governor's race, both candidates acknowledge that. according to one political analyst, and a democrat, he says ehrlich is targeting rich audiences. o'malley is taking a more traditional approach and neither is gaining momentum. >> a son of the times, the political climate is ugly. this bob ehrlich billboard has been vandalized as well. gov. o'malley sees the connection between economy and inks. >> we have always said that it would be a tough campaign because these past three years have been tough on all of us. every mom and dad, every family have had high levels of anxiety and fears about their own jobs and homes. >> it is effective because he is good at it. he has a personal appearance that works well in small groups. larger audiences, we have set piece peace -- speeches. in a way, it allows him to choose his voters at the same time as the voters are choosing
storms, severe weather moves through maryland leaving destruction in its wake. >>> good evening, thanks for joining us. i'm adam may, that's what people are talking about tonight. we begin with all this information on severe weather. a woman has been crushed by a fallen tree. right now tens of thousands of people are actually without power. here is some video just into the eyewitness newsroom. this is down from the dc suburbs of montgomery county and prince george's county where you can see monstrous trees collapse tonight. bernadette woods will have a closer look at the path of that storm, but let's begin with derrek valcourt and a view of all the damage. >> reporter: in some cases those storms rolled through in just a couple of minutes, but that was enough to do damage and kill a woman. >> i was told that the tree fell down as the car was coming through. two people were in the car. >> reporter: the storm caught some of the worse damage in the washington dc suburbs, from bethesda to chevy chase. >> i looked out the window, it was a dark gray horizontal movement of green and gray. >> r
for thousands of customers and killing one woman. >> a strong freak storm swept through maryland in a hurry sun afternoon leaving damage and killing one woman in prince georges county. >> i was told that the tree fell down as the claw was coming through. >> two women were inside the minivan. some of the washington d.c. suburbs got hit the hardest. >> it kind of blew in from nowhere and winds were swirling. i didn't see any funnel clouds. >> the storm knocked out power to 88 88,000 customers taking out power poles. >> it was pretty scary. >> the winds started snapping trees as bob ran for cover. >> i could see the trees coming down. and then small stuff was blowing down that way. but these were coming down one after another, i thought it would be more structural damage >> the strong chimney kept a tree from crashing the house, other fallen trees did plenty of damage in a brief storm that will leave some with lasting memories >> i am feeling so lucky. trying not to look at the dent in the car that is that far from where i was sitting. some are still out in prince georges county. the coast guard
's take a look at damage on the roof of the apartments located in silver spring, maryland. and here's another look at damage, expensive roof damage at an apartment building in the seven springs complex located in college park. kristin fisher has more on what is happening this afternoon from potomac, maryland. kristin, what can you tell us? >> jc, the vast majority of pepco's power outages are here in montgomery county and it has been causing major problems for drivers all morning long. this is the intersection of river road and falls road in potomac, and you can see the traffic lights are still out, and it's like that at 270 intersections across montgomery county. montgomery county residents are also under mandatory water restrictions and you are looking at the reason why. a massive tree took out power to the potomac filtration plant wiping out montgomery county's clean water supply. this was clearly a priority job for pepco. power has been restored at this filtration plant. it is up and running and water restrictions remain in affect. pepco says another job is restoring power to mo
in pennsylvania. so a lot of reports of wind damage yesterday. southern maryland did much better. and so did dale city and fredericksburg. they didn't have the winds we had in the me immediate metro and points to the north. we will talk the temperatures. upper 70s at national to 70 in gaithersburg and columbia. 77 fairfax and ft. belvoir and brandywine and crofton at 73. much better day. sunny, less heat and humidity. high clouds around 90. hello, angie. >> good morning, howard. as you can imagine, when we have weather like this it will impact our traffic. take a look at an early morning accident. pretty bad here. new york avenue is closed at north capitol street in both directions as response crews try to clear the scene. we will keep you posted and let you know when things open up and stay posted to wusa9.com. meanwhile we will take it to the maps and show you we have a fallen tree reported in maryland. 410 is closed between cypress and glendale. and then we have wires down that we have been watching. this is 212. taking you to beltsville. going southbound on u.s. 1 at southern drive is where w
tomorrow. >>> thousands of marylanders are still in the dark tonight after serious storms pounded the state, knocking out power and toppling trees. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. bernadette woods has a closer look at the system. we begin with derek valcourtux track -- valcourt, tracking the area. >> you are talking about pretty powerful winds with that storm, able to knock down hundreds of trees across the region, knocking out power to tens of thousands of homes. and even responsible for the deaths of two marylanders. >> reporter: the powerful storm raced through maryland, hitting some of the washington, d.c. suburbs hardest, places like montgomery county. >> kind of blew us from out of nowhere. and winds were swirling. i didn't see any funnel clouds or anything. but as bad of wind as we can get around here. >> reporter: sky eye 13 over the damage in northern county. >> it was scary. >> bob cabahay. had strong stone chimney kept a massive, splintered tree from crushing the house. but in beltsville, prince george's county, a fallen tree did crush this minivan, killing one w
of the beltway. maryland state spokesman says the high speed chase happened before the crash. baltimore city police officer timothy beall believed holloway lilliston was racing a car and that beall believed the motorcycle was stolen. preliminary investigation indicates that the patrol vehicle was behind the motorcycle when the two collided, and that the motorcyclist was ejected from his motorcycle on to the hood of the police car, and then on to the roadway. >> reporter: holloway lilliston was pronounced dead at the scene. guglielmi says the commissioner is very concerned since officer beall was told to end the chase. >> yeah. the lieutenant of the northern district asked this officer to cease and desist this pursuit of this motorcycle and for whatever reason that communication was not followed. >> we have proven time and time again it doesn't pay to chase people. >> reporter: the victim's roommate say he was never known to speed or race. in fact, they say he just started riding motorcycles this summer and now they'll miss the man who looked out for them. >> i'm going to live with his spirit
destruction all accoss the stated -- state. storms brought dozens of trees down all across maryland inccuding this one. it landed on a car along rhode island avenue. 2 people were in the car at the time. 44-year-old michelle humanick was killed. a passenger was seriously hurt. >> i was watching television. the t.v. went out. i got my husband and i said i think we're having a hurriiane. >> those storms left thousands in the dark. crews have been working around the clock to restore power. john ridle spent the day in the area that saw most of the outages. >> damage is so widespread, crews have spent 24 hours trying to restore county. p> the storms moved quickly and ferociously. trees came toppling down, many ú% power lines. >> looked like a tornado went %-there were trees on the road. even larger ones. a lot of their branches had broken off. they were covering the road. there was a lot of debris. >> and with no electricity, many businesses were forced to shut down. others maaage to the remain open despite a few inconveniences. >> we have no phones, no computers. but we were able to get our work
maryland's special police officers with authority on all ccbc campuses. the officers can arrest, use force no protect themselves and others. it's all in an effort to protect the campus. ccbc plans to make sure that all officers attend the academy by june 2011 to ensure a safe, college community. >> reporter: while the academy can be dualing, officers say it's necessary. >> i want to know my back-up will be there and be able to assist me in whatever situation comes around. because we are a cam knaus is open to the public, anything can happen on this campus. and you need to be prepared for that. >> and that type of preparation could save lives. in dundalk, sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >> the curriculum the officers experienced in the academy is unique and not offered anywhere else in the state. ccbc plans to offer academy training to others outside the college. >>> coming up next: we had rough weather passing through our area yesterday. >> we're still left with power outages, property damage and one reported death. >>> plus: the search continues for two sailors missing in afghanistan. cgl of
, maryland. as you see behind me, these power lines are over falls road, causing some cars to actually turn around other. cars like the ones behind me to go in the far lane. hoping to alternate. pepco is hoping to have full power restored throughout montgomery county in 48 hours or later. >> thanks, chris. >>> pepco, the crews are working all around the clock. they have an awful lot of work ahead of them. we have not seen power outages since hurricane isabel in 2003. >> we're joined by pepco's joseph rigby. are you there? >> yes, i am. >> tell us what pepco is doing to get everybody's power turned back on and why is it taking so long? >> well, start with the why. this is a pretty extraordinary storm. it came through yesterday afternoon, 60-mile-an-hour winds have ripped through the metropolitan area. and as i just was listening to your broadcast and the recounting of the trees down, we have reports of over 1400 wears down that you can get a sense of the extent of the damage. with regard to what we're doing to get power restored, we're bringing all of our resources to bear. all of the resour
graduated from and worked at the university of maryland. friends say she he can sold at all of -- excelled at all of that. but that wasn't what she loved most. >> family was the center of her life. she loved those two girls. >> reporter: she and her husband adopted the girls. they gave her son a gift that meant more than any other. >> when he was a newborn, she gave me a cotton blanket that belonged to sophie that was something sophie loved a great deal. she came over, gave me sophie's favorite blanket as a gift. and that meant a tremendous amount to me because it was her child's favorite blanket and she gave that to me. >> she was very generous? >> very generous, very kind, and she was a good person. >> very supportive lady. very intelligent. i'll certainly miss her. >> reporter: her 64-year-old mother was with her and was taken to the hospital. her physical condition is improving. of course, emotional recovery for the family will take a very long time. >> our thoughts and prayers are with them tonight. thank you. >>> severe storms c
for today... but even more jobs for the future. 5700 new jobs that makes maryland more competitive in the world economy. without governor o'malley, this expansion would never have happened. his commitment to upgrading our port and fighting for our workers is unparalleled. martin o'malley, there's never a doubt who's side he's on. martin o'malley. moving maryland forward. [ maltry the subway achin'steak & bacon melt. who's side he's on. and build your better breakfast with the new steak and bacon muffin melt with, oh yeah, bacon. crank up the flavor at subway. >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i am lisa robinson. >> and i am lisa robinson.
neighborhoods throughout maryland and the district that have lost power. officials are asking folks, make sure you open up the windows, air out your house. keep it as cool as possible. and also, if you want to light your house inside, don't use candles. there is a big fear if you use a candle, that could maybe knock over and start a fire. officials are asking folks to be as careful as possible. back to you guys in the studio. >> matt ackland in college park. thank you. matt mentioned downed power lines. >>> look at this video. this is what happens when downed power lines come down. this happened in northeast. fox 5 came upon this scene in the 1600 block of montana avenue where the live wires landed on two parked cars. no one was hurt, but as you can see, both cars were pretty badly damaged. >>> pleasant of people are in the dark tonight. the storms knocked out power to nearly 300,000 pep co customers. montgomery count214,000 without power. prince george's county had 50,000 in the dark and d.c. the number is around 29,000. remember, even when we're not on the air with alerts, we have you covere
as he walked with his parents on a path at collide moore park. in college mark, maryland, a woman was killed when a tree came crashing down on a moving minivan. the storms left a path of downed trees and power lines. tonight, as many as 330,000 area residents are without electricity. joining us from pepco is bob haney. >> reporter: there was extensive damage done throughout montgomery county especially. right now, as you said, we were up above 300,000. it dipped a little bit below that. we had about right now about 50,000 people out in prince george's county, 215,000 or so out in montgomery county and close to 30,000 people in the district of columbia. what we're trying to do now is getting out and assessing the damage so we can start the restoration process. >> bob, a lot of people are saying when they call that number that you've given out, they're told that either they can't be told when the power was going to be restored or it may be days, if not longer. is that true? >> what happened was we cancelled all the etr. we're telling people any etr you got previously or by any means
in the area are without power. 262,000 in montgomery county, maryland. 43,000 without power in baltimore. 48,000 in northern virginia. and the clean-up has just begun. the damage is so severe and so widespread that as of now, they have no timetable as to when most places will be back online. in maryland, i'm kristin fisher for cbs news. >> thank you. >>> there were also severe storms in the midwest and rising floodwaters caused an iowa dam to break. cbs news correspondent cynthia bowers is in delhi, iowa, with the latest. good morning, cynthia. >> reporter: good morning, betty. what's amazing about this is that this concrete dam has stood since the 1920s when it was built for hydroelectric power. the lake it formed had provided generations of iowa families with an affordable getaway until a stream came crashing down, taking out a 30-foot section of concrete. a nine-mile lake was reduced to a puddle. the sad news for folks here is in a recession, finding the money to rebuild this thing may be next to impossible. no loss of life is the only good news here. betty? >> all right, cbs's cynthia bo
a powerful storm. >>> the powerful storm raced through maryland. hitting some of the washington, d.c. suburbs hardest, places like montgomery county. >> kind of blew in from out of nowhere. then winds were swirling. i didn't see any funnel clouds or anything. but as bad a wind as we can get around here. >> reporter: sky eye chopper 13 over sparks in northern baltimore county. >> it was pretty scary. >> bob watched as trees snapped all around the house. this stock, stone -- strong stone chimney kept a tree from crushing the house. but a tree did crush this minivan, killing one woman. >> and i was told that the tree fell down, as the car was coming through. >> reporter: medics had to rush a second woman inside the minivan to the hospital. many boaters on the chesapeake bay, also caught by surprise. dnr police blame a jet skier. and they took 37 distress calls, dispatching a crew to help stench 77 people out of the water. >> we had very many very stressed out, were very worried about their situation. many people were reporting that they were taking on water. we had persons in the water. >> throu
. big storms coming into western maryland and strong storms in southern pennsylvania, as well. the ones of concern to us between 2:40 and 3:20 in the afternoon moved into montgomery and howard counties, and frederick county. this is when a tornado warning was issued for the area. no reports of an actual tornado on the ground but for a brief period of time, it was thought the storm could produce that. it was producing strong winds and briefly heavy rains. as that storm line moved through and it reached down past the district of columbia, it produced winds in the 60 to 70 mile-an-hour range, knocking down trees and moved on to the eastern shore. now we have more comfortable temperatures, although it will be hot, just not as hot. we'll detail it coming up. >> strong winds from those storms left nearly 100, 000 people without power. tonight, about 56,000 of those customers remain in the dark. right now, around 30,000 people are without power. more than 17,500 in prince george's county. dge says all available crews are out working to restore power. >> amtrak tells 11 news that power outage i
. >> reporter: good morning, assthe maryland twisters, they have a tons of championships for the area and nntionally as well. they are noo wwndering what this is going to mean. this is a decision based on the university to change from volleyball to competitive cheer. the volleyball players didn't3 like it and they challenged and cheerleading is not a sport so they sided with the volleyball players. only six schools offer scholarships. we have the maryland twisters at attention behind yoo. can we get them movvng. >> yes. >> reporter: you have been a cheerleader for a long time. scholarships weren't available when you were cheering. what would that have meann if there had been scholarships available. >> that would have been a grret my parents shoulders. >> reporter: there's 100,000 scholarships out there, pretty competitive, your kids get thooe. nervous and t has created a3 is stir and created much more awareness to our sport. in my opinion, it's a sport. for the future,,there's going to be a loo more schools that will3 embrace this as a sport instead >> reporter: so far the that th
much more pleasant. 88 downtown. only one 90-degree plus temperature in maryland. well down into the 80s. humidity comfortably low. 24% humidity towards fredericks. this evening falling through the 80s quickly. eventually the 60s. we'll talk about how long the weather holds on and what we can expect towards the week's end. >>> breaking news right now regarding the death of a hopkins researcher. police say they have arrested two suspects in the the death of steven pickcaren. we'll have more on the arrest and new information for you at 6:00. >>> now for a look at tonight's top stories. tonight hundreds of bge crews are working several days straight to fix what took mother nature 20 minutes to damage. it has been a nonstop effort to get electricity connected. the worst of the area is under repair. >>> 30,000 nap nanny portable recliners are being recalled. the recall comes after a 4- month-old died after being caught between the nap nanny and a crib bumper. they were sold nationwide and online. >>> american bob dudly is considered a favorite to succeed toy hayward as chief executive offi
through the area. sunday's weather uprooted trees and brought heavy rains in maryland, dc and virginia. montgomery county was hit hard as a tornado warning was issued for a the southeastern part of the county. thousand of people are in the dark after trees brought down power lines. pepco alone has 293,000 without power. a spokesman says there's no timetable for electricity to be restored. >>> two people are dead from the severe weather. one woman was killed when her minivan was hit by a falling tree. her mother was take on the the hospital with serious injuries. and a 6-year-old boy in sterling, virginia, died after a tree fell on top of him. obviously significant storms. do we think there is any repeat today? >> no. the weather service will send out a team and see if there was a tornado but a lot of straight line winds, 60, 70 miles an hour brought down the trees. >> unbelievable. >> let's show you the radar we had. big storms yesterday afternoon and evening. kind of wet from wet to east. didn't see much in the way of severe weather, even though they have some thunderstorms, here, dc,
knocked out about 300 signals across d.c. and maryland and just made a mess of the morning rush. about 200 of those signals are still dark at this hour. these pictures are from montgomery county where the outages seem to be concentrated. they backed up traffic at major intersections. some drivers say the commute took twice as long as usual today. >> the ride home, too, will be a rough one. first a look from tracy wilkins with more on what it looked like this morning. >> reporter: traffic was backed up around the washington area as drivers tried driving through major intersections without traffic lights. >> it's a painful it's taking me an hour where it usually takes about 25, 30 minutes. >> last night's storm left about 30 intersections around d.c. like this one at nebraska and nevada avenues. d-dot has some temporary stop signs put up to remind drivers what to do when the signals are out. >> be respectful to everybody. >> reporter: while most know what to do at four-way intersections, this five-way intersection in beth daze including major rows like old he he georgetown and arlington got
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virginia n maryland, bge has just under 40,000 residents in the dark. much of that has been restored since yesterday afternoon. >>> the wind uprooted and downed many trees leading to at least two deaths. a woman was killed and her mother injured when a huge tree came crashing down on their minivan near rhode island avenue and odessa road. a falling tree limb also killed a 6-year-old boy walking with his family in sterling. >>> power outages are causing problems for wssc customers this morning. crews are working to restore power to its river road plant. mandatory water restrictions are in place. customers are being asked to top all outside water use and only run your washing machine and dishwasher when it is full. >>> we have new video in overnight of damage to an apartment complex in college park. half of the roof was ripped off. at least seven of the apartments on cherry hill road. six buildings have roof damage there. the roof damage is also affecting the impe ri. on village complex in greenville -- the imperion village complex in greenville. >>> bp says no decision has been made about t
, but our next shot of a thunderstorm activity hold off until thursday. towards central maryland thursday afternoon and evening. tomorrow, not too bad. the humidity levels should stay fairly low. mostly sunny skies and a light southwest breeze at 5 to 10 miles per hour. the big water temperatures are ranging through the 80's. heading west of the mountains, the thunderstorm chances increase about 30%. highs around the 80 degree mark. 88 degrees, sunny skies, warm, but not that he made. 90 in mind, but right on the coast about 87 degrees. not too humid tomorrow. a slight chance for a thunderstorm late wednesday. a better chance for scattered thunderstorms thursday. -the upper 80's on friday and saturday. -- highs in the upper 80's on friday and saturday. >> crews returning to the gulf after last week's storm are worried about sealing the leak. >> and some reports say v.c.o. could be out by october, if not summesooner. >> today, massive online leaks of information about the afghan war. >> work is now back to speak in the gulf after the gulf has been leaking oil for more than three months now
downtown at the maryland science center a beautiful shot of the city and the stadium. it was a steamy weekend. we hit 100 degrees both days. we broke records both days. yesterday, which hit 100, which broke the old record of 99. we have made the transition into a cooler air mass. we saw the thunderstorms last night. there was some violent weather. now the front is way off to the south. high pressure comes in from the great lakes. we do have some much more comfortable conditions out there this morning. it feels much better this morning. the thunderstorms have diminished along the front. it is far enough away from us that we should end up with a dry day. maybe some high, thin clouds around annapolis and the eastern shore. most of us will see sunshine today. low 70's right now. seven yuan in rock hall. the dew points are in the low 60's -- 70 degrees in rock hall. cooler, less humid. high temperature near 90 degrees. sun said this evening at 8:24. mostly clear and pleasant tonight. -- sunset this evening at 8:24. another nice day coming up tomorrow with a high temperature near 88. low 90
was taken into custody. >>> the maryland washington, d.c. area has been hit by massive power outages after storms blew through the area knocking down trees and power lines. a prince georges county county fire spokesman says a tree fell on a mini-van killing a woman in beltsville. we'll send you back to new york for "good morning america." we'll see you in a half-hour for good morning maryland at 9:00. ♪ let's live it up i've got my money let's get it on ♪ >>> and we've got a feeling you're going to be back with us on friday, out in the park for black eyed peas. they are part of our summer concert series taking center stage on friday. we invite to you come on back. you're being very quiet and mysterious. >> oh, the sound. >> i know. >> we say good morning, america. on this monday morning, i'm robin along with george. >>> this morning, tory johnson is going to show you some people who have really mastered the art of living. making money from home. all of these people have done it. tory johnson is going to show us how. >>> plus, they can destroy your summer fun, and your home. army of ant
around 3:15 sunday afternoon. about 30 minutes later, the storm reached college park, maryland, where the intensity caught the large tree to come crashing down on a minivan. 44-year-old michelle humanick was kill. her mother was seriously injured. friends of the victim are trying to deal with her untimely death. >> my mother is a wonderful friend. >> that was jane watrel reporting. the maryland governor martin o'malley is pledging the state support to help montgomery county recover from the storm damage. he met with the officials this afternoon in rockville to tour the storm damage. o'malley said he feels good progress was made overnight and he said he and the state will continue to push pepco to put power back online for homes and businesses throughout the area. >> some neighborhoods were hit especially hard by the storm yesterday in the daniels park section of college park. cars are trapped under debris and neighbors are cut off from each other by downed trees and power lines. >> in neighborhoods prince george's county and in montgomery county, you see the same tab low over and over
in new jersey, graduated from university of maryland. she worked at the university for many years. friends say she left that job to stay home with her kids. she is the mother of two young girls. >>> storms claimed the life of a jet ski rider on the chess a peek bay. warren smith and friend were out riding about a half mile south of the bay bridge. both turned around, headed for land when the storm popped up, the wind knocked smith's friend off the jet ski, and when he got back, he was face down in the water. it is not clear how he died. >>> storm related fatalities are the reminder we all need to take precautions when storms whip through like this one did. >> we always warn people with severe storms about lightning, don't get near trees, in general, don't be near trees. we have a huge canopy here. when we had remnants of is a bell come through, it is the huge trees that cause the trouble. yesterday, we had winds of 60 to 70 miles per hour, which is common with severe storms, but it was a big line. tom fitzgerald was saying driving in it, trees were down all over. >> they are part
and this is just on the roadways yesterday during the height of the storm. >>> a mother in maryland also died in yesterday's violent storms. a tree came crashing down on a minivan. this is along rhode island avenue in beltsville and it killed 44-year-old michelle. friends tell us she was a stay at home mom with a 10-month-old baby and a 4-year-old. rescue crews had to cut the top of the vehicle off just to get to her. her mother was also in the van and she suffered serious injuries but is expected to recover. >>> here's another road hazard that is still with us. the traffic lights that are out. there are 200 lights out just in montgomery county and some drivers tell us that commutes that normally take them 40 minutes are taking an hour and a half. sky 9 was over rockville pike when a construction worker decided to climb out of his car to direct traffic at a busy intersection. police have this reminder, you want to treat every non-working traffic light as a four-way stop sign. advice that patranya bhoolsuwan would give to you, as well. to see if these traffic outages are causing major backups,
. >>> look at dispatch center was by all of your -- by one of our viewers in maryland and a waste transfer center. wind toppled a giant crane, no reports of injury. >>> the storms were just as destructive in the district. hurricane strength winds broke trees and branches, sending them into houses, power lines, and on top of cars. roads were lifted from buildings -- rooves or listed. >> we have an abundance of large, old trees in northwest washington. this is a chevy chase parkway. there is one lying right across the street. it fell on top of several vehicles. aside from all of the of debris, power lines are down in this neighborhood. if we look around this area of northwest d.c., this is a real problem for a lot of people this morning, lights out. a lot of people still in the dark. at this hour we have not seen any cleanup crews or any repair crews coming through. of course, we understand that in the near future they do have this neighborhood on their agenda. a lot of people in this particular community are very anxious to get the streets cleaned up and to get their lights and air conditio
there and even in charles county as well as in parts of loudoun county and frederick county, maryland. we had 11 counties that had tree damage yesterday. well right now the dew points are comfortably dry, in the 50s. this is a wonderful break from the high humidity we've had going back all the way a couple weeks ago and over the last two weeks. on the eastern shore now, low 80s out of the mountains of western maryland, west virginia. it is just beautiful there, comfortably dry, clear visibility. temperatures there in the 70s and as the day progresses we'll have this area of high pressure that moved in from the midwest yesterday. that's what pushed into all the heat and humidity and created the the strong storms. it was a strong front that came through. now that area of high pressure is centered up over ohio. we're on the eastern edge of it. it's going to be coming our way here and be in place during the night tonight and during the day tomorrow. and then by tuesday evening it will begin to move off the southeast coast. as that happens, it'll begin to bring in more humidity and at the same time w
than 90,000 customers across the beltway. >>> good morning, maryland, i'm jamie costello. >> i'm megan pringle. incredible stories and video. we all saw something last night, whether it was lightning, rain or thunder. >> yesterday's storms left thousands without power. >> nearly 40,000 people are without power. many in anne arundel, baltimore county and baltimore city. if you need to report an outage, here's the number to call: before we get to the other stories of the day, let's get right to meteorologist justin berk. justin. >> we look at pictures from yesterday, trees came crashing down, gunpowder state park. this was the storm that blew through between 3:30 and 4:00. powerful winds causing trees to snap in half, like tooth picks. it's amazing when you get 60 to 70-mile-per-hour winds in the right direction. what it can do to older, large more mature trees. all it takes is to be underneath one tree that snaps the wrong direction to have that turn fatal. we had one fatality in beltsville yesterday. we check uh, look alternate some of the temperatures this morning, ills notice, we're
. appalachian reporting fewer than 500 folks out and in maryland, bge is working on 13,000 outages, most in anne arundel county. and smeco is reporting no outages but by far the largest number is for pepco. 19,481 outages and the majority in montgomery county. >>> the storm delivered a devastating blow to one family in sterling. they were walking home an path through the woods from claude moore recreation center when the sky turned dark and the winds gusted up to 70 miles an hour. that knocked down several trees and one of them slid off and came crashing down on top of the family's youngest son, 6- year-old eric. his father carried him back to the center where they performed cpr but he was too badly hurt to be saved. >> it was a difficult situation to avoid. it was a fast moving storm and came in quickly with heavy winds and it was here and then gone. so unless you were aware that it was imminent it would be difficult to avoid but you know in those situations you try to get people to move to a shelter if they can or move to a safe place. >> reporter: in loudoun, officials say 80 trees came down,
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will be fully restored. >>> that vicious storm is blamed for the death of a maryland woman driving a minivan. she was caught by surprise when a powerful wind uprooted a tree and crushed her to death. >>> and a dam break estimates well into the millions of dollars and the threat from surging water is not over. the river is expected to crest today at a record high of more than 32 feet. >>> it is time now for this morning's weather from around the nation. stormy, with gusty winds and flash flooding from the carolinas down to florida. also in tennessee, arkansas and mississippi. showers and thunderstorms in louisiana and texas. 80-mile-an-hour winds, large hail and isolated tornados in north dakota and northern minnesota. >> meanwhile, 91 in fargo. 87 in minneapolis. 90 in kansas city. nearly 90 here in the big apple. 94 in atlanta. 91 in miami. 80s from seattle down to sacramento. phoenix hits 106. salt lake city 99, boise, 94. >>> ahead on this monday morning, a truly unbelievable medical mix-up. a young woman thought to have died in a car crash is identified among survivors from a family plan
services administration, u.s. department of health and human services, rockville, maryland; monique bourgeois, executive director, association of recovery schools, fort washington, pennsylvania; greg williams, co-director, connecticut turning to youth and families, danbury, connecticut; dr. mark godley, director, research and development, chestnut health systems, bloomington, illinois. fran, what is the extent of the problem with youth in america? our most recent survey from samhsa is that around 10 million, a little over 10 million of our young people, are using alcohol and substances. that actually breaks down to 26 percent of them are drinking and another 17 percent of them are binge drinking, which is having more than five drinks in a row at one setting. so it's a concern of ours that our young people are really starting to accelerate drinking and drugging than they have in the past.
high winds roared through maryland. another woman in the van was injured. all along the eastern seaboard temperatures in the high 90s gave way to a fast moving storm that caused heavy damage. in new york this storm brought down dozens of trees, one crashing this car. no injuries, but some residents thought it was more than just a rainstorm. >> it sounded like a little tornado was happening over here, because within seconds this big tree fell down and this one just missed the house by a couple inches. so it got bad. >> reporter: the nation's capital was hardest hit. >> we have a wire down over there. we have the street over there blocked by a tree that came down on a house and firefighters are over there right now. >> reporter: this morning hundreds of thousands in the area are without power. 262,000 in montgomery county, maryland, 43,000 without power in baltimore, 38,000 in northern virginia. and the cleanup has just begun. officials in the area say the damage is so severe and so widespread that as of now they have no timetable as to when most places will be back online. in asp
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